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Baby Bliss Gripe Water Recall

The FDA has announced a recall of the some bottles of apple flavor Baby Bliss Gripe Water. This recall resulted from FDA finding cryptosporidium in the product. Cryptosporidium is a parasite that can cause intestinal infections.

The most common symptom of infection is watery diarrhea. Other symptoms can include dehydration, weight loss, stomach cramps or pain, fever, nausea and vomiting. Parents of children who have recently consumed Baby’s Bliss Gripe Water, apple flavor, and have these symptoms should seek immediate medical attention. Parents and caregivers who have given this product to their infants and children should be alert for diarrhea and other signs of Cryptosporidium infection.

The complete notice from the FDA can be found here. The affected Gripe Water has a code of 26952V with an expiration date of 10/08 on the bottle’s carton. But if in doubt, throw it out.

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